Arcadia University News


June 16, 2017

Dr. Kurthakoti Named Best Instructor of 2017 X-Culture Competition

Dr. Raghu Kurthakoti , assistant professor of Marketing in the School of Global Business, received a Best Instructor Award for his contributions to the 2017 X-Culture Competition, a large-scale learning exercise that provides students firsthand experience in international, virtual collaboration. Dr...

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May 25, 2017

School of Global Business Earns Reaccreditation from ACBSP

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) has reaffirmed accreditation of the following School of Global Business programs: Accounting Business Administration International Business & Culture M.B.A. ACBSP is a leading, specialized accreditation body for business...

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November 15, 2016

Boris ’18 Assists Community Defenders in Capital Habeas Unit

Collin Boris ’18 , a Business Administration major with a Marketing concentration and Pre-Law minor in the School of Global Business, landed an internship at the Federal Community Defenders Office in Philadelphia. Since connecting with the Capital Habeas Unit, Boris has completed research, prepared...

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April 11, 2016

MBA Alumni Association Hosts Executives After 5 at Benjamin’s Desk

On Wednesday, March 30, Arcadia University’s MBA Alumni Association hosted its second Executives After 5 networking event at Benjamin’s Desk, a work space and conference venue for entrepreneurs in Philadelphia. Hosted by CEO Anthony Maher, the discussion explored Benjamin’s Desk’s slogan, “Invent...

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February 18, 2016

Galing '18 Lands MLB Position as Phillies Correspondent

Samantha Galing ’18 will be a Real Time Correspondent (RTC) for the Philadelphia Phillies this year. One of 50 RTCs working at Major League ballparks around the country this year, the Business Administration major will attend nearly all Phillies home games, capturing pre-game photos and video clips...

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February 16, 2016

Q&A: Alan Cumming

On Oct. 8, the Tony Award-winning, Emmy-nominated, New York Times -bestselling author Alan Cumming visited campus to meet with students and discuss his memoir, Not My Father’s Son , which was Arcadia’s First-Year Common Read selection. More than 1,200 students, alumni, and...

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February 3, 2016

School of Global Business Introduces Stock Ticker, Financial Displays

On January 26, the School of Global Business , joined by President Nicolette DeVille Christensen and Provost Barbara Nodine , held a ribbon cutting ceremony to formally present the new LED stock ticker and financial displays near the second floor staircase in Brubaker Hall (at the junction between...

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November 10, 2015

Business Students Get Look at Theme Park Operations, Hear from Former NFL Player

Students in the School of Global Business got a behind-the-scenes look at the theme park industry and heard from COO of Lyons Companies during two recent SGB events. On Friday, Oct. 30, students in the School of Global Business traveled to Sesame Place in Langhorne, Pa. Nearly 40 business students...

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November 5, 2015

MBA Alumni Association Begins 'Executives After 5' Series

Over 70 people gathered at the Top of the Tower in Philadelphia on Oct. 14 for the "Executives After 5" event with the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP). Sponsored by the MBA Alumni Assocation (MBA AA) and the Arcadia Alumni Association , it was the first in the series, which...

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October 13, 2015

Arcadia Joins Others in 70 Cities Nationwide for China Town Hall

Nearly 80 people met in the Commons Great Room to join groups in more than 70 cities throughout the United States for the Oct. 5 China Town Hall , a national day of programming on China and Chinese business. The group comprised area business leaders, members of the World Trade Center of Greater...

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April 29, 2015

On LinkedIn, Galing ’18 Lists Lessons Learned from Sixers

Samantha Galing ’18 recounted a recent visit to the Philadelphia 76ers business office for LinkedIn’s Pulse blog on April 13. Galing, a business administration major, visited the office with other members of Arcadia’s student-run Society for the Advancement of Business Administration. “Having an...

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April 1, 2015

Students Honored at 2015 Convocation

Student and faculty achievements were highlighted at Arcadia’s annual Honors Convocation, March 28 in the Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. More than 700 undergraduate students were named to the Dean’s Honors and Distinguished Honors Lists for the spring 2014 semester, while more than 750 were named to...

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April 1, 2015

Arcadia Joins World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia’s Leadership Council

Arcadia University and the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP) are pleased to announce that Arcadia has joined the WTCGP’s Leadership Council. The WTCGP will work with the School of Global Business at Arcadia to invite students interested in international business to learn more about...

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November 26, 2014

Business Dean to Serve on International Accreditation Board

Arcadia University’s Dean of the School of Global Business, Alla L. Wilson, Ph.D., recently accepted a nomination to serve on the Marketing Committee for the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).

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October 13, 2014

Members of Business Dean’s Student Advisory Council Announced

Dr. Alla L. Wilson , dean of the School of Global Business, invited students to contribute valuable guidance by participating on the Dean’s Student Advisory Council. The Council is a group of 14 students from different degree programs within the School of Business. They will meet with the Dean each...

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September 30, 2014

Students Experience International Business without Traveling

On Sept. 17, Arcadia University’s School of Global Business welcomed The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP) to its campus as part of Pennsylvania International Week. Authorized Trade Representatives from around the world, representing over 60 countries, met with Philadelphia...

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September 25, 2014

Careers: Ruggia Lands Auditor Position after Federal Internship

By JEN RETTER ’16 When Arcadia University alumnus Marc Ruggia ’14 first heard of an internship opportunity at the Defense Contract Audit Agency for the Federal Government in Moorestown, N.J., he didn’t know that his ambition and hard work would eventually lead to a full-time career with the DCAA...

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August 7, 2014

Arcadia University Announces Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2014

Arcadia University will induct five new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a formal ceremony on Oct. 11, 2014 in the University Commons as part of Fall Fest/Homecoming Weekend. The Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014 is comprised of four former student-athletes— Tim Fitzgerald ’08 (men’s tennis),...

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July 14, 2014

Planita publishes in the ‘Journal of Financial Service Professionals’

Cynthia M. Planita , MST, CPA, assistant professor of accounting in the School of Global Business, published an article, “For Better or for Worse: Will the Repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act Bring Couples Happiness?” in the Journal of Financial Service Professionals on Jan. 1. The article...

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March 14, 2014

Health Administration Professor, Students Launch Web Series Centered on Philly Health Care

Arcadia professor and Health Administration program coordinator Robert Keiserman broadcasted the first episode of Health and Wellness , a web series showcasing hospitals, health care providers, medical researchers, and medical education in the Greater Philadelphia area with the help of college...

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March 4, 2014

International Visit from China Generates Faculty Exchange

School of Global Business faculty members Dr. Annette Halpin and Meg Nolan have been invited to travel to China for two weeks in May to lecture at Dalian Nationalities University (DNU). The invitation resulted from a visit by Dalian Professor Lucia Tan, who was at Arcadia University for three weeks...

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